Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group, Private

South America Overland Journeys: Wine and Country Expedition (11 days)

andBeyond - Chile

Santiago, Chile To Puerto Varas, Chile

South America Overland Journeys: Wine and Country Expedition (11 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Santiago, Chile
Vik Chile (formally Vina Vik) Snack

On arrival at Santiago’s International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of the &Beyond team and transferred to your hotel

Depending on your arrival time an if time permits, explore Santiago’s best urban experiences and revel in the city’s thriving barrios each with a unique character, history, and identity of its own.

An innovative homage to Santiago’s history and culture, The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel is an alluring blend of classical and contemporary, offering modern comforts while exuding the charm of a bygone era. Vintage chandeliers and charming chequerboard flooring add elegance, style and refinement to this beautiful residence. Sun worshippers can enjoy dazzling views while relaxing around the rooftop swimming pool or refresh themselves with a cocktail from the openair bar.

Day 2
Santiago, Chile
Vik Chile (formally Vina Vik) Breakfast, Lunch, Snack

Flawlessly combining an exceptional design with a magnificent natural setting, Viña Vik is set in an exquisitely designed building with a floating roof made of bronzed titanium that reflects the lines of the surrounding mountains. The lavish suites off er floor-to-ceiling windows that let in the breath-taking views

Day 3
Santiago, Chile
Vik Chile (formally Vina Vik) Breakfast, Lunch

Journey to the picturesque Cachapoal Valley, visiting two wineries producing legendary white and superb Sauvignon Blancs

Day 4
Santiago, Chile
Vik Chile (formally Vina Vik) Breakfast, Lunch

Spend your day at leisure

Day 5
Pucón, Chile
Vira Vira Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

As its name, Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira, reflects, this lush sprawling 40 hectare estate boasts both a hacienda and hotel. Freshly grown and organic produce is sourced from the farm and used to create delicious traditional Chilean-inspired menus. Guests can enjoy an assortment of adventures, which are hosted by knowledgeable and engaging guides.

Day 6
Pucón, Chile
Vira Vira Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Explore this area that is also the seat of the Mapuches, Chile’s main ethnic group. Observe how their culture is very much alive in the area, through cuisine, traditions, and language.

Guests can enjoy an assortment of adventures, which are hosted by knowledgeable and engaging guides. Pucón offers myriad outdoor activities such as rafting, hiking, skiing, kayaking, and fly-fishing.

Revel in your journey sampling tasty local flavours, taking photos, or simply soaking up the stunning views along the way. Get whisked away towards charming San Martín de los Andes, perched on the banks of the dreamy Lácar Lake for a unique glamorous camping opportunity exclusively designed for &Beyond.

Day 7
Bariloche, Chile
Estancia Peuma-Hue Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Stay at Estancia Peuma-Hue, an enchanting eco-lodge nestled within the grounds of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. The cabins that make up this private and secluded enclave are all built from local wood and off er superb views out onto the lake beyond, providing a warm and inviting environment.

Day 8
Bariloche, Chile
Estancia Peuma-Hue Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Explore the rugged landscape, and try your hand at one of the many activities on offer, including tango classes, trekking, kayaking, sailing, rappelling and mountain climbing, fly fishing, bird watching, nature walks and of course, riding.

San Carlos de Bariloche is considered the gastronomic capital of the south, and is also Argentina’s delicious chocolate capital. Passionate chocolatiers and quaint eateries, teeming with chocolate filled shelves, line Calle Mitre Street. Relish the samples eagerly on offer.

Day 9
Puerto Varas, Chile
Casa Molino Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Delight in the gorgeous Casa Molino Hotel situated on the shores of Lake Llanquihue boasting stunning views of the nearby Osorno, Tronador, Calbuco and Puntiagudo Volcanoes. Apart from the majestic views, the hotel off ers superb local cuisine, and a ‘home from home’ feel.

Day 10
Puerto Varas, Chile
Casa Molino Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Delve into exciting activities and go rafting in the sparkling Petrohue River, bicycle through picturesque valleys or trek around the little towns of the lake.

Day 11
Puerto Varas, Chile
Casa Molino Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

Soar high in the skies on an optional overflight Lakes and Volcanoes with Tompkins pilot Rodrigo Noriega (45min).

Tour Features

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Description

Discover a cultural-rich landscape

Discover the spectacular landscapes of Chile and Argentina on an exceptional South America Overland Small Group Journey. The Wine and Country Expedition, an exclusive set departure journey, offers a fantastic way to explore the iconic destinations of these vibrant countries.

Journey summary:1 night, The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel – Santiago, Chile2 nights, Viña Vik Millahue – Wine Country, Chile2 nights, Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira – Pucón, Chile1 night, Glamorous camping – San Martin de los Andes, Argentina2 nights, Estancia Peuma-Hue – Bariloche, Argentina2 night, Casa Molino Hotel – Puerto Varas, Chile

What we love about this journey:

Appreciate the sensational Casablanca Valley, on the way to Valparaiso, and the unique La Recova Vineyards

Strap on your boots for intrepid mountain bike trips, trekking in exquisite surroundings or horseback riding through acres of stunning nature and vines

Embrace your inner child with adventure activities in the Lakes Region

Discover the Maule Valley for a true Chilean wine experience

Enjoy a traditional country barbecue lunch in the home of hospitable locals

Delve into Mapuche land when visiting Pucón, and explore their traditions, art, and cuisine

Taste the different flavours of traditional Mapuche food

Capture the magnificent crossing from Chile to Argentina and back

Visit the spectacular Termas Geométricas thermal springs with two waterfalls and three cold plunge pools

Dive into a chocolate feast in San Carlos de Bariloche, considered the gastronomic capital of the south, and also Argentina’s delicious chocolate capital

Kayak on the Moreno Lake and paddle through a slideshow of sublime sights

Meander through the sublimely lush woodland of Brazo Tristeza offering startling views of the Cerro Tronador mountain and its seven glaciers

Take in the scenic surroundings as your average daily drive during the Wine and Country Expedition is 350km (217 miles). Day 4 of the expedition is your longest travel day with a maximum drive of 720km (447 miles). You are never on the road for more than 3-hours at a time without refreshing stops, visits, meals or snacks

Soar high in the skies on an optional overflight Lakes and Volcanoes with Tompkinspilot Rodrigo Noriega (45min) USD 750 p/p min 2 guests

About Us

andBeyond is one of the world’s leading luxury experiential travel companies, designing personalized high-end tours in 15 countries in Africa, five in Asia and four in South America. The company also owns and operates 29 extraordinary safari lodges and camps, as well as set-departure expeditions, throughout Africa; which positively impact more than 9 million acres of wildlife land.

andBeyond Chile is a boutique DMC offering highly tailor-made experiences in Chile with an experienced team with over 25 years working with discerning travelers.

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